The Rev. Michael Delano Page has been selected by the Board of Directors of the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. for induction into the 2019 Class of the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. According to a news release, he was nominated by Shaw University and selected “in recognition of his exceptional achievements in the field of community service.”
Page, originally from Roseland and now living in North Carolina, is an alumnus of Shaw University and currently works at the North Carolina Central University and the Antioch Baptist Church, both in Durham, North Carolina.
“Upon accepting this honor, Dr. Page will join a distinguished list of over 300 Hall of Famers who have been enshrined into the Hall of Fame since 1986, including such notables as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, Walter Payton, Leontyne Price, Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall, Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Andrew Young, Will Packard and Nancy Wilson,” the news release said.
The Hall of Fame is a 501 (c) 3 dedicated to the growth and development of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).